in Translation: Familiarizing and Defamiliarizing Strategies." Translator's Strategies and Creativity: Selected Papers From the 9th International Conference on Translation and Interpreting, Prague, September 1995.
"I think Edward Said would say Tom MacMaster is a perfect example of Orientalism
itself," she added, "MacMaster was trying to be the only one to explain what this kind of woman is going through."
In his introduction to Orientalism
, Edward Said defines his title term from three separate angles.
Chapters 3 and 4 deal with Sinophobia and Orientalism
and examine discourses produced both on the island and in the diaspora.
Throughout the term, students engage in intensive discussions on the history of Orientalism
and the thoughts of contemporary Western scholars about Islam.
Post-colonial critics continue to produce learned books and essays on the language, structures, tools, intricacies and even the arcana of Orientalism
, but they pay scant attention to native Orientalism
Whiteness and Orientalism
haunt my student feedback forms.
As postmodernism has found an important ally in postcolonialism, many writers and theories have derived a large impetus from the work of one of the most influential theorists on this subject, Edward Said, who in Orientalism
(1978) presents a strong anti-imperialist and anti-colonial argument.
This idea of Orientalism
generated great excitement among young 'post-modernist' academics.
reinforced a range of stereotypes associated with Eastern cultures, but the exhibition is exploring this form of art as more than a naive depiction or as dealing in stereotypes.
In her introduction, Harrison writes that the collection of essays asks "what it would mean to think the Maghreb after Orientalism
, forty years after the publication of a work that invites us to denaturalize our disciplinary formations and areas of specialization.
Edward Said's 1979 Orientalism
is a forceful polemic that has become a milestone in critical theory, says Varisco, and Reading Orientalism
is a judicious satirical criticism suggesting that people move beyond the polemicized rhetoric of the binary blame game.